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Contemporary Nuclear Strategy and Waging Peace

Clark Ian

in Waging War

Published in print April 1988 | ISBN: 9780198273257
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191684012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273257.003.0007
Contemporary Nuclear Strategy and Waging Peace

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This chapter considers a variety of philosophical issues and their relevance to the waging of peace. It examines the relationship between nuclear deterrence and nuclear use, and provides a different perspective on the moral status of deterrence and upon its legitimacy as a means of conducting war and peace.

Keywords: peace; nuclear deterrence; nuclear use; deterrence; war

Chapter.  7400 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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